Lewis Dunbar

1804–31 August 1891 (Age 87)
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Dunbar was born in 1804, in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Lemuel Dunbar, was 33 and his mother, Mary Polly Morey, was 32. He married Ruth W Smith on 8 April 1831, in Skowhegan, Somerset, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Fairfield, Somerset, Maine, United States for about 30 years. He died on 31 August 1891, in Maine, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fairfield, Somerset, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Dunbar
1804–1891
Ruth W Smith
1809–1901
Marriage: 8 April 1831
Mary Dunbar
1832–1917
Bethania Dunbar
1834–1912
Sarah Jane Dunbar
1837–1857

Spouse and Children

    Male1804–1891Male

    Ruth W Smith

    Female1809–1901Female

MARRIAGE
8 April 1831
Skowhegan, Somerset, Maine, United States
children

(3)

    Mary Dunbar

    Female1832–1917Female

    Bethania Dunbar

    Female1834–1912Female

    Sarah Jane Dunbar

    Female1837–1857Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1804

Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1809

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1809: Somerset, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Somerset, Maine, United States
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 26

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Dunbar, a place on the North Sea coast near Edinburgh, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + barr ‘top’, ‘summit’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Louis Dunbar, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lewis Dunbar, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lewis Dunbar, "United States Census, 1850"

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